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Hargol is the first company in the world to reach commercial scale production of a protein ingredient from grasshoppers. Company’s technology enables year-round production of high and constant quality protein.

The company offer a boost of nutrient rich protein ingredients to food and beverage producers, including 72% whole protein, omega-3, omega-6, omega-9, iron, zinc, folic acid, calcium, chitin and vitamins.

Backed by preliminary research by The Weizmann Institute in Israel grasshoppers provide a wide range of health benefits:

  • Boost of 2,300% in amino acids compare to whey protein just by adding 7% grasshopper ingredient.
  • Support children’s growth
  • Improved metabolism – Reducing sugar and cholesterol levels faster
  • Reduce body fat
  • Strengthen immune system

Hargol’s technology is already implemented in its production facilities and the company is in production.

Hargol’s technology can feed the world: It will enable to increase productivity by X2.5 folds (compare to chicken houses) and reduce production cost by 60% (compare to chickens) while providing a healthier, more sustainable and safer product.

Backed by Agriline and The Trendlines Group, Hargol is founded by three serial entrepreneurs who have previously sold their startup.

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  • Founder/s

    Dror Tamir, Chanan Aviv, Ben Friedman

  • Country


  • Raising capital

    $8 million

  • Seeking


  • Identified through

    evokeAG. 2019

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